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X Reasons You Should Get To Greece This Year

X Reasons You Should Get To Greece This Year With a friend recently planning a trip to Majorca for her upcoming vacation, my cries that now is the perfect time to head to the Greek Isles fell on deaf ears due mainly to fears about the current state of the Greek economy. Though she didn’t listen, you … Continue reading »

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Experienced Traveler’s Guide: Skipping Half the Tourist Places in Jaipur

Experienced Traveler’s Guide: Skipping Half the Tourist Places in Jaipur There are, quite frankly, far too many tourists sites in the world for me to have either the desire or ambition to see them all. Sometimes I make a half-hearted attempt but in a place like India where my stomach was in a constant state … Continue reading »

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How to Travel the World for Free *: A Detailed Guide (Review)

How to Travel the World for Free *: A Detailed Guide (-Book Review) Though I may not talk about it much on here, I consider myself a fairly savvy participant in the frequent flier and hotel points game. If you’ve been reading for a long time, you may remember a few years ago when I … Continue reading »

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Bishkek Opera and Ballet Theatre

Bishkek Opera and Ballet Theatre Like most of the former Soviet Union, the capital city of Kyrgyzstan has a strong presence of fine and performing arts – Drama and Painting and Opera and Ballet, among others. Though I had visited the Kyrygz Philharmonic Concert Hall a number of times, up until recently I had never … Continue reading »

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World’s Cheapest Destinations: Revealed!

For the travelers and travel-planners out there: I just had a chance to read through a copy of Tim Leffel’s World’s Cheapest Destnations: Fourth Edition last week, and thought it might be a helpful thing to highlight for the potential travelers out there. What it offers is a highlight of some of the cheapest and best-value … Continue reading »

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Taking a Ride on the MuseumPlein

Amsterdam’s MuseumPlein Every good city should have a thriving green heart, an outdoor space were people can gather and frolic and maybe even pretend for a moment that they’re surrounded by trees. Amsterdam, to its immense credit, has these in spades. East Park and West Park and the Amsterdam Forest and seemingly a hundred more. … Continue reading »

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The Chillest Little Hostel In Vienna

While traveling long-term, there are certain places that just grab me and make me want to stay for longer. Vienna hit me like that last time I was here, but one key part of the equation was missing: a cool place to stay. The hostel I stayed at for a week last year was all … Continue reading »

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Free Airline Miles! (And more!)

I got an email recently from up-and-coming travel/hotel review website HolidayCheck.com asking me to partner with them for an upcoming promotion whereby I put up a post about a their September “Help Happy Holidays Happen” promotion (more on that in a moment) and for every person that clicks through this post to write a hotel … Continue reading »

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